Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Our research and teaching stretches across the spectrum of modern civil and environmental engineering, and includes major focus points in structures, geotechnics, water management, air quality and infrastructure systems.

You can join our Department in our undergraduate courses, MSc programmes (including full-time, part-time and distance learning pathways) or as a PhD student or researcher.

Women in civil engineering at Surrey

Our civil engineering degree courses have proved a successful training ground for female civil engineers who are now forging their way in the world’s leading engineering companies. Meet some of our talented staff, students and alumni, and find out why they chose to pursue a career within this fascinating discipline.

Our staff members

Professor Abigail Bristow

Interim Head of School of Sustainability, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Abigail Bristow is Interim Head of the School of Sustainability, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Surrey. She moved to Surrey in 2016 from Loughborough University where she was Professor of Transport Studies in the School of Civil and Building Engineering where she led the Transport Studies Group until ...

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